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[ Download ] ➵ Transformer: The Lou Reed Story Author Victor Bockris – Submitalink.info Lou Reed Led The Revolution In Rock Music That Would Grow Into Such Different Forms As Glam And Punk Rock, And Introduced Such Taboo Subjects As Drugs And Aberrant Sexuality Into The American Pop Song This First Full Biography Of The Chameleon Like Figure Who Has Continually Revised And Reinvented Himself Probes Beneath The Myths And Contradictions Of Reed S Life To Set The Record Straight Photos

10 thoughts on “Transformer: The Lou Reed Story

  1. Roz Milner Roz Milner says:

    As someone who s a big fan of Lou and his music but also someone with an idea of how self destructive and awful a person he could be, I had a curious reaction to Victor Bockris mid 90s biography of Reed.Just a bare scraping of Reed s life is bound to sound interesting He chummed with people like

  2. Count No Count Count No Count says:

    Victor Bockris is a fun biographer because he hates most of his subjects.

  3. Al Al says:

    I have been on a Velvet Underground and a Jack Kerouac William S Burroughs kick here lately It sorts of hits home on the point that creative people are not necessarily the people you want to hang out with As if you need extra proof, the new Babyshambles album is rather good.I am not a huge Kerouac fan He never

  4. Kurt Kurt says:

    Victor Bockris is a dreadful writer who has made quite a living writing biographies of New York scenesters and hipster icons Warhol, Burroughs, Patti Smith, etc This smear job of Reed who no doubt deserves it feels like a personal vendetta from start to finish It s a one star effort that I grudgingly give a second star

  5. Justin Walshaw Justin Walshaw says:

    Not quite the electrical manual I was looking for.

  6. Kimmo Sinivuori Kimmo Sinivuori says:

    As soon as he came walking into my office, I could see this guy was not too connected with reality, one RCA representative recalled when Lou Reed came to play his Metal Machine Music tapes for the first time 1970s was the decade when Reed truly was mad, bad and dangerous to know Sustained by a cocktail of drugs and alcohol that would

  7. Rose Kelleher Rose Kelleher says:

    What a strange book I hardly know where to begin It does provide a lot of information, but the emphasis is on gossip rather than insight into the man s work, and the editorializing is heavy handed and in some instances downright kooky The author has such a strange perspective that between that and the anonymous sources, dubious grammar, missp

  8. Benjamin Stahl Benjamin Stahl says:

    An excellent, comprehensive look into one of rock s most interesting characters Being always a fan of Lou Reed s work on Transformer 1972 and the first Velvet Underground album with Nico, I hadthan a mild interest from the beginning But the best thing about this book is that it introduced me to the rest of Reed s work, and while I don t love all of i

  9. Kay Smillie Kay Smillie says:

    A warts and all biography of Lou Reed Having previously read Uptight, co authored by Victor Bokris and Gerard Malanga, I was a bit worried as the style of the VU book wasn t fully satisfactory Other reviews are unhappy about how this biography as it is less than generous in the description of Lou Reed, but Lou Reed himself admittedly that he wasn t always th

  10. Andy Andy says:

    When I first started singing in a band I was so scared that the only way I could get through it was by exercising my cerebral talisman, saying, Just pretend you re Lou Reed and you can t sing in tune but you re cool as fuck Needless to say it got me through a few rehearsals until I found my own voice which ironically enough was described by critics as monotonous and

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